kelep

kelep
/kel"ep, keuh lep"/, n.
a stinging ant, Ectatomma tuberculatum, introduced into the U.S. from Guatemala, that preys on the boll weevil.
[1900-05; < Kekchi (Mayan language of Guatemala)]

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